The petition of Phillipp Hele of Yealmpton, Devon, 29 April 1663

To the Right Wor[shi]p[fu]ll his Ma[jes]ties Justices of the peace for the County of Deuon

The humble petic[i]on of Phillipp Hele of Yeampton In the said County

Humbly Sheweth,

That your petitioner in the beginninge of the Late vnhappy warrs, Did Enter himselfe Into ye Troupe of Collonell Sir Thomas Hele Barronet, & Duringe the same Warrs Recieued seuerall hurts Banishments and Imprisonments and neuer Deserted his Ma[jes]ties seruices but In ye same Continued euer faithfull and Loyall

And therfore humbly prayeth yt your good Wors[hi]ps will be pleased to grant vnto yo[u]r petitioner out of ye County Stocke such stipend towards his maintenance as In yo[u]r wisdomes shall be thought meet and yo[u]r petitioner shall Euer Pray &c

<These ar to Certifye that the bearer heareof Phillipp Heale of Yampton hath as his Peticion doth mention rec[eive]d severall wounds in his Armes legges & other partes of his Body both by bullett & Sworde by w[hi]ch hee is alltogather disinabled to gaine his liuelyhood ether for himselfe or Famely as witness my hand this 29th day of Aprill 1663.>

<Tho[mas] Chudleigh>

Key Facts

Date of petition

29 April 1663

Name of petitioner

Philip Hele

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    County of Devon (exact location undefined/uncertain)

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


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People mentioned

Archive information


Devon Heritage Centre

Shelf mark

QS 128/141